JOHN GLENN IS 94 TODAY

 John Glenn Audiovisual Collection
John Glenn as a child 

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John Glenn Audiovisual Collection
Senator John Glenn

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John Herschel Glenn, Jr. was born in Cambridge, Ohio.

Astronaut and senator John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth
in 1962 and in 1998 became the oldest person to go to space. He was a
recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and Presidential
Medal of Freedom among several other distinctions.

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